Thread: Dramatic Irony
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Old 02-09-2012, 01:10 PM   #30
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Default Re: Dramatic Irony

Originally Posted by Dr. Vergerus View Post
Originally Posted by emily blake View Post
You guys are WAY overthinking this.

If we know there's a bomb under the table but the characters don't, it's dramatic irony. If they know there's a bomb, it's not dramatic irony.
I disagree: that's just suspense. But I may be wrong.
You are wrong.

ANYTHING the audience knows that the character in the story does not know = dramatic irony.

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